Julia Kinnunen Photography

Julia Kinnunen Photography

I love people in love, it's as simple as that. I am absolutely crazy about sharing adventures with my clients. Getting to illustrate your story is the greatest gift I could have ever asked for — creating memories that will last for generations is always at the heart of my work. Your story deserves to be told, and these are the things I believe to be true: images should reveal the best possible version of you every time someone looks at them. A photo should represent true character and come fully loaded with personality. It should celebrate existing; being connected to other people.

Because I love what I do, I want to share that enthusiasm with my clients. Let's feel butterflies in our stomachs, and revel in joyful bliss. In doing so, we create the chance to capture lasting reminders of authentic and beautiful moments.

These are the things I believe to be important – at the center of it all is collaboration. Even the smallest, often over-looked details add up to create the visual imagery you will value and cherish. We will freeze those moments of enthusiasm, excitement, butterflies-in-your-stomach and sheer joyful bliss, and in doing so create lasting reminders of the most beautiful fleeting instances. My work celebrates love. Love for self; love for each other; and love for life.

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How I cater to Offbeat Brides

If I've learned one thing from being a wedding photographer, it's that there's no right or wrong way to do a wedding. The only thing that matters is staying genuine to who you are as a couple. I meet people where they're at in their story. I never judge, and love hearing how couples got to where they are together.

No two couples share the same history, and everyone has different experiences that shape their world, which is pretty remarkable! I'm inspired by the things that make us all different and by creative personalities that aren't afraid to be authentic and true to who they are as human beings.

“Julia’s work speaks volumes. She listened to what our vision was and nailed it effortlessly! Not only is she extremely talented, she’s down to earth and will make you feel at ease. We will definitely be recommending her services to family and friends! Thank you again Julia! You were able to fill in the blanks of our day and capture moments we’ll be able to treasure forever, and that is priceless!” – Tracy Halvorson

“We can’t tell you how grateful we are for our beautiful pictures. They will be a staple in our home for years to come. We had an amazing adventure doing the shoot, thank you for making us look our best and capturing US. They are perfect.” – Lauren Nordvig

“Hiring Julia was one of the best decisions I made in all of my wedding planning. After our first meeting I knew right away we were compatible and I had to have her for our engagement shoot and on our wedding day. I never had professional photos taken before so I was a nervous I wouldn’t look natural in the photos, but Julia made my fiancé and I feel so at ease, it really showed in the final product. Not only is she super friendly, she is professional and reliable. She really captured all the little details of our wedding day, as well as all of the most important and candid moments. Her photos tell a story of our entire day and I couldn’t be happier with the way they turned out. Amazing photos from an amazing lady.” – Anna Sexaeur

When booking with me, namedrop Offbeat Bride and receive a complimentary engagement or boudoir session, valued at $500!

Examples of my work

My website, Instagram, and Facebook are all great representations of my brand and personality.

My blog features each and every wedding I shoot, showcasing the different types of love I've been lucky enough to witness. I have had my work featured on blogs such as:


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